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Kim Kimble Co-Wash, Peppermint

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Kim Kimble Co-Wash, Peppermint product label collected on January 25, 2021 for safety according to the methodology outlined in our Skin Deep Cosmetics Database. We assess the ingredients listed on the labels of personal care products based on data in toxicity and regulatory databases, government and health agency assessments and the open scientific literature. EWG's rating for Kim Kimble Co-Wash, Peppermint is 7.

Data last updated: January 2021

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is HIGH

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Neurotoxicity
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)
Appeared as: RETINYL PALMITATE

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Fair
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: FRAGRANCE (PARFUM)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited
CITRUS LIMON (LEMON) PEEL EXTRACT
Appeared as: CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) PEEL EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Contamination concerns (ACRYLAMIDE)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES and OXAZOLIDINE)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (AQUA)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

Limited
THEOBROMA CACAO (CACAO) EXTRACT
Appeared as: THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) EXTRACT

None

Limited
PASSIFLORA EDULIS (PASSION FRUIT) SEED OIL
Appeared as: PASSIFLORA EDULIS SEED OIL

Limited

None
ARCTIUM MAJUS (BURDOCK) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: ARCTIUM MAJUS ROOT (BURDOCK ROOT) EXTRACT

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited

None

Limited

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited
YUCCA SCHIDIGERA (MOJAVE YUCCA) EXTRACT
Appeared as: YUCCA SCHIDIGERA EXTRACT

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

None

None

Limited
QUILLAJA SAPONARIA (SOAPBARK) BARK EXTRACT
Appeared as: QUILLAJA SAPONARIA BARK EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited
BERTHOLLETIA EXCELSA (BRAZILNUT) SEED OIL
Appeared as: BERTHOLLETIA EXCELSA SEED OIL

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF JUICE
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited

Limited

None

None

Fair

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

None
ALCOHOL ETHOXYLATES (C12-13)
Appeared as: C12-13 PARETH-23

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

None

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

None

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

None

Limited

Product's Animal Testing Policies

Some cosmetics companies have taken People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and Leaping Bunny animal-testing pledges. For consumers who are concerned about companies’ policies on animal testing, Skin Deep reports this information.

Unknown

Leading international certifiers PETA and Leaping Bunny have no information concerning this company’s use of animal testing.

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water (Aqua), Cetyl Alcohol, Glycerin, Isopropyl Palmitate, Cyclopentasiloxane, Behentrimonium Chloride, Panthenol, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil, Retinyl Palmitate, Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Extract, Passiflora Incarnata Seed Oil, Passiflora Edulis Seed Oil, Saccharum Officinarum (Sugar Cane) Extract, Arctium Majus Root (Burdock Root) Extract, Citrus Medica Limonum (Lemon) Peel Extract, Acacia Concinna Fruit Extract, Equisetum Arvense (Horsetail) Extract, Malva Sylvestris (Mallow) Flower Extract, Mauritia Flexuosa Fruit Oil, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Extract, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Hexylene Glycol, Hexapeptide-11, Gypsophila Paniculata Root Extract, Quillaja Saponaria Bark Extract, Bertholletia Excelsa Seed Oil, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Balanites Aegyptiaca Fruit Extract, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Citrus Limon (Lemon) Fruit Extract, Pyrus Malus (Apple) Fruit Extract, Phenyl Trimethicone, Ethylhexylglycerin, Cetrimonium Chloride, Hydroxyethyl Behenamidopropyl Dimonium Chloride, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein PG-Propyl Silanetriol, Phenoxyetha-nol, Aminomethyl Propanol, Betaine, Butylene Glycol, C12-13 Pareth-23, C12-13 Pareth-3, Cystine Bis- PG-Propyl Silanetriol, Disodium EDTA, Divinyldimethicone/Dimethicone Copolymer, Laureth-4, Ozokerite, Polyquaternium-7, Propylene Glycol, Methylchloroisothiazolinone, Methylisothi-azolinone, Fragrance (Parfum)

Directions from packaging:

Wet hair completely, then dispense a generous amount into your palms and rub together. Apply to scalp and hair, massaging thoroughly, then leave on for the duration of your shower. Rinse completely, massaging scalp and running fingers through hair to the ends. For stubborn build-up, cleanse, rinse and repeat.

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